Harsha Thirumurthy

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Epidemiology and awareness of hypertension in a rural Ugandan community: a cross-sectional study
    Prashant Kotwani
    HIV AIDS Division, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, 995 Potrero Avenue, UCSF Box 0874, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:1151. 2013
  2. pmc The association between price, competition, and demand factors on private sector anti-malarial stocking and sales in western Kenya: considerations for the AMFm subsidy
    Wendy Prudhomme O'Meara
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Malar J 12:186. 2013
  3. pmc Exploring the potential for using results-based financing to address non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries
    Chelsey R Beane
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7411, 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:92. 2013
  4. pmc Improved employment and education outcomes in households of HIV-infected adults with high CD4 cell counts: evidence from a community health campaign in Uganda
    Harsha Thirumurthy
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    AIDS 27:627-34. 2013
  5. pmc Differences between self-reported and electronically monitored adherence among patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in a resource-limited setting
    Harsha Thirumurthy
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7411, USA
    AIDS 26:2399-403. 2012
  6. pmc HIV treatment produces economic returns through increased work and education, and warrants continued US support
    Harsha Thirumurthy
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1470-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Two-year impacts on employment and income among adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in Tamil Nadu, India: a cohort study
    Harsha Thirumurthy
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7411, USA
    AIDS 25:239-46. 2011
  8. pmc Changes in population HIV RNA levels in Mbarara, Uganda, during scale-up of HIV antiretroviral therapy access
    Vivek Jain
    HIV AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Makerere University University of California, San Francisco Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda Makerere University Joint AIDS Program, Kampala, Uganda Division of Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA and Department of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:327-32. 2014
  9. doi request reprint The Relationship between Alcohol Outlets, HIV Risk Behavior, and HSV-2 Infection among South African Young Women: A Cross-Sectional Study
    Molly Rosenberg
    Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0125510. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Relationship between school dropout and teen pregnancy among rural South African young women
    Molly Rosenberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC, USA, Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA USA
    Int J Epidemiol 44:928-36. 2015

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Publications16

  1. pmc Epidemiology and awareness of hypertension in a rural Ugandan community: a cross-sectional study
    Prashant Kotwani
    HIV AIDS Division, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, 995 Potrero Avenue, UCSF Box 0874, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:1151. 2013
    ..Using a community-based strategy that integrated screening for HIV and non-communicable diseases, we determined the prevalence, awareness, treatment rates, and sociodemographic factors associated with hypertension in rural Uganda...
  2. pmc The association between price, competition, and demand factors on private sector anti-malarial stocking and sales in western Kenya: considerations for the AMFm subsidy
    Wendy Prudhomme O'Meara
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Malar J 12:186. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Exploring the potential for using results-based financing to address non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries
    Chelsey R Beane
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7411, 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:92. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Improved employment and education outcomes in households of HIV-infected adults with high CD4 cell counts: evidence from a community health campaign in Uganda
    Harsha Thirumurthy
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    AIDS 27:627-34. 2013
    ..We examined this association among adults in a rural Ugandan parish...
  5. pmc Differences between self-reported and electronically monitored adherence among patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in a resource-limited setting
    Harsha Thirumurthy
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7411, USA
    AIDS 26:2399-403. 2012
    ..The extent to which these measures overstate adherence has not been examined among a large patient population...
  6. pmc HIV treatment produces economic returns through increased work and education, and warrants continued US support
    Harsha Thirumurthy
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1470-7. 2012
    ..A modest case can also be made in favor of having private companies in HIV-affected countries provide antiretroviral therapy to their employees and dependents, thus sharing some of the burden of funding HIV treatment...
  7. doi request reprint Two-year impacts on employment and income among adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in Tamil Nadu, India: a cohort study
    Harsha Thirumurthy
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7411, USA
    AIDS 25:239-46. 2011
    ..to estimate the economic impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on employment and income of treated patients as well as a comparison group of pre-ART patients who receive care and support in Tamil Nadu, India...
  8. pmc Changes in population HIV RNA levels in Mbarara, Uganda, during scale-up of HIV antiretroviral therapy access
    Vivek Jain
    HIV AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Makerere University University of California, San Francisco Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda Makerere University Joint AIDS Program, Kampala, Uganda Division of Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA and Department of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:327-32. 2014
    ..In a rural Ugandan community scaling up antiretroviral therapy (ART), we sought to determine if population-based HIV RNA levels [population viral load (VL)] decreased from 2011 to 2012...
  9. doi request reprint The Relationship between Alcohol Outlets, HIV Risk Behavior, and HSV-2 Infection among South African Young Women: A Cross-Sectional Study
    Molly Rosenberg
    Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0125510. 2015
    ..The characteristics of alcohol-serving outlets (e.g. music, dim lights, lack of condoms) may further encourage risky sexual activity. We hypothesize that frequenting alcohol outlets will be associated with HIV risk...
  10. doi request reprint Relationship between school dropout and teen pregnancy among rural South African young women
    Molly Rosenberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC, USA, Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA USA
    Int J Epidemiol 44:928-36. 2015
    ..We examined whether school enrolment was associated with teen pregnancy in South Africa...
  11. doi request reprint Effects of a Large-Scale Unconditional Cash Transfer Program on Mental Health Outcomes of Young People in Kenya
    Kelly Kilburn
    Carolina Population Center and Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 58:223-9. 2016
    ..This study investigates the causal effect of Kenya's unconditional cash transfer program on mental health outcomes of young people...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of the Kenya Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Children on early pregnancy and marriage of adolescent girls
    Sudhanshu Handa
    Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA UNICEF Office of Research Innocenti, Piazza SS Annunziata 12, 50122 Florence, Italy
    Soc Sci Med 141:36-45. 2015
    ..Although the objective of the program is primarily poverty alleviation, it appears to have an important impact on facilitating the successful transition of adolescent girls into adulthood. ..
  13. doi request reprint Time Preferences Predict Mortality among HIV-Infected Adults Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in Kenya
    Harsha Thirumurthy
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0145245. 2015
    ....
  14. pmc Relationship between community-level alcohol outlet accessibility and individual-level herpes simplex virus type 2 infection among young women in South Africa
    Molly Rosenberg
    From the Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit Agincourt, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Geography, and Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC INDEPTH Network, Accra, Ghana Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Laboratory of Immunoregulation, NIAID, NIH, Baltimore, MD Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD and Centre for Global Health Research, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Sex Transm Dis 42:259-65. 2015
    ..We hypothesize that living in communities with more alcohol outlets is associated with increased sexual risk...
  15. pmc CD4+ cell count at antiretroviral therapy initiation and economic restoration in rural Uganda
    Atheendar S Venkataramani
    aDepartment of Medicine bCenter for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts cDepartment of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA dMédecins Sans Frontières Epicentre eMbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda fUniversity of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California gRagon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard University hDepartment of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health iDepartment of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital jRobert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 28:1221-6. 2014
    ..To determine whether earlier initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) is associated with better economic outcomes...
  16. pmc The impact of a national poverty reduction program on the characteristics of sex partners among Kenyan adolescents
    Molly Rosenberg
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:311-6. 2014
    ..Results highlight the importance of context in exploring the potential HIV preventive effects of cash transfers. ..